Keeping nurses in the workforce

May 7, 2019
Nurses have an alternative disciplinary option designed to address their deficiencies in a personalized way

‘Acting’ sick to train future health care professionals

October 18, 2016
What it’s really like to be a standardized patient

A new medical model: Patients who use their bodies to teach

June 7, 2016
Specially trained instructors teach students the fundamentals of a physical exam, with their own bodies

Borrowing from Hollywood to teach future nurses

April 18, 2016
Technological advances create level of realism in simulation previously unimaginable

Health teams of the future: A look inside the simulation center

October 23, 2015
Real-world training in collaborative care

Collaborative curriculum: Students develop palliative care scenarios

June 25, 2015

In the wake of a family crisis with her grandmother, Georgina De la Garza's family turned to her to assess the difficult decisions. Despite a few lectures on palliative care in her first year of medical school, De la Garza was unsure of how to handle such situations. The realization that there was much more for her to learn, for her sake and for the sake of her patients, guided her desire to assist in the development of new experiential training.